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How To Read Scale Sequence Charts

Scale sequence charts are a way for us to see how the basic scale patterns are laid out on the fretboard in a particular key. It’s a great way to visualize where you can go and what you can do with the 5 different patterns.

As an example we’ll use the the scale sequence for the key of C major. On the left is the scale sequence chart for the key of C major. On the right are each individual pattern that make up the sequence.

C Scale Pattern
A Scale Pattern
G Scale Pattern
E Scale Pattern
D Scale Pattern


Scale Sequence Charts